Morocco broke ground on a national institute for professional job training in renewable energy and energy efficiency.
The building is situated at the Gueznaya urban commune, Tangiers-Assilah prefecture. This pilot project is approximated to spend MAD 95 million to finish. It will be outfitted to teach, educate and train technicians, operators and executives on jobs involving renewable energy and energy efficiency, mostly the maintenance and operation of wind farms and solar, thermal and photovoltaic, apparatus.
The establishment will support the national energy policy which seeks to elevate the share of renewable energy to 42% of the total installed capacity in the country by 2020, with solar, wind and hydro each contributing 14%.
As part of a collaboration deal which has been signed on May 31, 2011, under the chairmanship of King Mohammed VI, between the state and professionals of the industry of renewable energy and energy efficiency, two more establishmentsfor renewable energy and energy efficiency trainings will launch in Ouarzazate and Oujda.
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